March 21, 2019

ANAK Liwayway Scholarship 2019

ANAK is pleased to present its thirteenth annual “Liwayway Scholarship for Leadership Excellence” to Filipino-Canadian students in Grade 12, who demonstrate a commitment to preserving and promoting Philippine heritage. Two (2) scholarships of $500 will be awarded in June 2019.

To be eligible for this scholarship, the applicant must:
·         Provide official school transcripts demonstrating a B (70% or 3.0) grade point average or better in three 40S courses (including English)
·         Read the following articles:
o    Rabson, Mia. “Activists Ask Trudeau to Act as Canadian Trash Continues to Rot in Manila.” National Post, 30 Jan. 2019,
o    Rosario, Ben. “House OKs Bill Requiring Graduating Students to Plant 10 Trees.” Manila Bulletin, 22 Dec. 2018,
o    Savaresi, Annalisa, et al. “Why the World Is Looking to the Philippines for Climate Justice.” The Conversation, 22 Feb. 2018,
o    Villarta, Chica. “The Real Price Tag of Fast Fashion.” CNN Philippines, 5 May 2017,
·         With reference to at least two of the articles and using the MLA style guide, complete a 500 word (2 pages double-spaced) typed essay in response to the following questions:
o    How can you minimize Canada's environmental impact on the Philippines?
o    How are people of the Philippines taking control of climate change?

Successful applicants are subject to an interview process on
May 15, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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Application Deadline: May 3, 2019